KPK to auction former regent’s house worth Rp 33.6 billion

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is scheduled to auction seized assets of graft convict Fuad Amin, the former regent of Bangkalan, East Java. "The KPK is...

Attempt to smuggle 300 kg of marijuana among medical waste foiled in Banten

The attempt to smuggle 300 kilograms of marijuana among medical waste in Banten has been considered a new method of tricking security officers. The National...

LPG consumption up 10 percent in first week of Ramadan

State energy holding company Pertamina recorded a 10 percent increase in the consumption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the first week of Ramadan,...

Indonesian tennis gears up for Philippines’ SEA Games

Gearing up for the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines that will take place in November and December, the Indonesian tennis team...

Mexico journalist murdered, fifth of 2019

A journalist was murdered in a resort town on Mexico's Caribbean coast Thursday after receiving death threats, authorities said, the fifth reporter slain this...

Pertagas books US$146 million in profit

Pertagas, a subsidiary of state gas subholding company PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN), announced on Wednesday that it had booked US$146 million in net...

Two US death row inmates executed

A Tennessee man who killed his wife and an Alabama man convicted of a quadruple murder were executed by lethal injection Thursday. Donnie Edward Johnson,...

Poland tightens laws on paedophiles as crisis hits church

Poland on Thursday raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sex abuse among...

LRT Jakarta to begin operations after Transjakarta integration complete

LRT Jakarta has said it is waiting for the completion of a bridge connecting Velodrome Station with Pemuda Transjakarta shelter in Rawamangun, East Jakarta,...

Twitter, Facebook join global pledge to fight hate speech online

The leaders of France and New Zealand joined with the world’s biggest online platforms in pledging to help curb the internet’s role in spreading...

Housing minister gives up house for toll road project

Like others who have allowed their houses to be demolished for infrastructure projects, Public Works and Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono has given up his...

Tanker unloads Iranian fuel oil at China port after near 5-month trek -data

A tanker carrying Iranian fuel oil in violation of U.S. sanctions has unloaded the cargo into storage tanks near the Chinese city of Zhoushan,...

Suspects back in Morocco court over Scandinavian hiker murders

Two dozen jihadist suspects charged over the brutal murder of two Scandinavian women hiking in Morocco appeared in court Thursday with the main accused...

Indonesian soccer team trains with Tottenham Hotspur women’s squad

Indonesian women's soccer team Drupadi has trained with Tottenham Hotspur's women's squad after earning the right to do so by winning the newly formed...

Man City target landmark treble as UEFA probe looms

Manchester City are on the brink of a domestic treble, with only Watford standing in their way in Saturday's FA Cup final, but a...

Indonesia issues samurai bonds worth 177 billion yen

The Finance Ministry on Thursday issued samurai bonds worth 177 billion Japanese yen (US$1.62 billion) to finance debt repayment. The Finance Ministry's debt paper directorate,...

Ahmad Dahlan’s great grandson to lead Istiqlal renovation

The government is set to completely renovate the country’s iconic Istiqlal Mosque in Pasar Baru, Central Jakarta and its outdoor area. Public Works and Housing...

Indonesia’s Jessy stuns sixth seed in Singapore tennis tournament

Indonesian tennis player Jessy Rompies opened her path in the Singapore ITF Women's 25K smoothly as she outclassed sixth seed Eudice Chong of Hong...

Bank Indonesia keeps policy rate unchanged at 6 percent

Bank Indonesia (BI) will keep its interest rate unchanged amid rising uncertainties in the global financial market, adopting a monetary policy stance it called...

Lombok International Airport begins scanning passengers for monkeypox

The management of Lombok International Airport (LIA) in West Nusa Tenggara with the port health office (KKP) has heightened the monitoring of passengers arriving...

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